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Legislative Prayer
November 8, 2013
Legislative Prayer
"This case is about Christians aggressively imposing themselves upon their fellow citizens with the power of government," says plaintiff lawyer Douglas Laycock. But defense attorney Tom Hungar warned that the case could lead to "government regulating the theological content of prayers, prescribing ...
November 8, 2013
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American Dream
November 8, 2013
American Dream
“One of my goals is to get pastors and congregations to feel emboldened to ask questions about the economy,” says Serene Jones, president of Union Theological Seminary in New York City.
November 8, 2013
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Kristallnacht 75th Anniversary
November 8, 2013
Kristallnacht 75th Anniversary
“You had people watching synagogues burn. You had people looting business that had been plundered. You had people joining in on the violence."
November 8, 2013
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Victoria Barnett Extended Interview
November 8, 2013
Victoria Barnett Extended Interview
Kristallnacht, says this historian who directs the US Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Committee on Ethics, Religion, and the Holocaust, was a pogrom, an escalation of violence against the Jewish population at a time when America was heavily isolationist: “There were a variety of factors that made ...
November 8, 2013
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Coventry Cathedral
November 8, 2013
Coventry Cathedral
Out of the ashes and rubble of World War II a ministry of forgiveness, peace and reconciliation was born “to heal the wounds of history.”
November 8, 2013
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Pope Francis and Catholic Expectations, Predicting Violence, Reza Aslan’s Zealot
November 1, 2013
Pope Francis and Catholic Expectations, Predicting Violence, Reza Aslan’s Zealot
Changing expectations for reform under Pope Francis; violence, neuroscience, and the ethics of probing the human brain to predict violent behavior; and Reza Aslan, author of "Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth."
November 1, 2013
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Pope Francis and Catholic Expectations
November 1, 2013
Pope Francis and Catholic Expectations
Liberal Catholics who were hopeful that Pope Francis's papacy would usher in sweeping reforms are discovering that the Church "is an institution that takes its time with major decisions, and none of this is going to happen soon." 
November 1, 2013
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Reza Aslan’s Zealot
November 1, 2013
Reza Aslan’s Zealot
A new book by religion scholar Reza Aslan portrays Jesus as a Jewish revolutionary and just one of many in a line of "failed messiahs." "It was a phenomenon that was quite widespread and that led to a number of rebellions and insurgencies throughout the first century,” says Aslan, “and the ...
November 1, 2013
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Reza Aslan Extended Interview
November 1, 2013
Reza Aslan Extended Interview
"On the one hand, knowing what it is to worship Jesus has given me a profound sense of respect for the faith of Christianity…But I also, as a historian and a scholar of religions, have been able to look at Jesus in a sense unburdened by dogma and doctrine."
November 1, 2013
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Upanayanam
October 25, 2013
Upanayanam
We visited a Hindu religious coming-of-age ceremony for nine-year-old Rushil Ramakrishnan at the Hindu Temple in Adelphi, Maryland.
October 25, 2013
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Catholic College Identity, Poet Christian Wiman
October 25, 2013
Catholic College Identity, Poet Christian Wiman
The debate over what it means to be a Catholic university; the long spiritual journey of poet Christian Wiman.
October 25, 2013
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Catholic College Identity
October 25, 2013
Catholic College Identity
What does it mean for a school to be Catholic? "This is a university that’s founded on biblical truth, on scripture, and on the sacramental richness of the Catholic Church," says Ave Maria University president Jim Towey. But according to Rev. Kevin O’Brien, vice president for ministry and ...
October 25, 2013
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